Religion Webinar

Practical Implications of the Supreme Court’s Recent Free Exercise and Establishment Decisions This webinar will address the practical implications of recent Supreme Court decisions about the Free Exercise and Establishment Clauses. Led by a practicing First Amendment lawyer and a First Amendment specialist at UVA Law School, it will cover religious exemptions from civil rights law, prayer in public schools, school funding decisions, and ways in which rhetoric about religious freedom can affect case outcomes. Both of the speakers have...

Code Enforcement Webinar

Regulating Short-Term Rentals Where we’ve been and where we can go. This presentation will discuss lessons learned and recent trends related to regulating short-term rentals (STRs). This includes the application of the dormant commerce clause, due process, equal protection, and takings provisions of the Constitution; and the role of zoning tools, regulating platforms, and business regulations in improving compliance. Lastly, this presentation will consider what success looks like. Speaker: Patricia "Trish" Link

New Lawyers Meeting

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Historic Preservation Webinar

Trends in Local and Federal Historic Preservation Law This seminar will delve into municipalities’ powers to regulate and protect historic properties.  Highlighting new research covering the 11% of municipalities with local preservation ordinances, the seminar will outline the scope of this expanding regulatory sphere.  Then the presenters will explain how municipalities may become federally-recognized "certified local governments” and play a role in federal historic preservation review processes, with a focus on Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act.  Finally,...

Award Nomination Forms are Due

Nomination Forms for the below awards are due. Charles S. Rhyne Lifetime Achievement Award James H. Epps III Award for Longevity of Service to a Community Award Marvin J. Glink Private Practice Local Government Attorney Award Daniel J. Curtin Young Public Lawyer Award Brown, Mulligan, Rocha Distinguished Public Service Award Bruce A. Noble Distinguished Canadian Municipal Lawyer Award William I. Thornton, Jr. IMLA Faculty Award Outstanding State League Counsel Award Brad D. Bailey Assistant City/County Attorney Award Burk E. (Buck)...

Virtual Section 1983 Program

12:00PM to 12:55PM Informal Networking Lunch 1:00PM to 2:00PM Fourth Amendment Case Law Update 2:15PM to 3:15PM Protest Litigation

Virtual Section 1983 Program

12:00PM to 1:00PM Trial Practice Skills 1:15PM to 2:15PM Your Municipality Has Been Served With a Section 1983 Complaint. What now? 2:30PM to 3:30PM TBA

*all times listed are in Eastern Standard Time


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2024 IMLA Mid-Year Seminar
Washington, D.C.: Thursday, April 18 – Sunday, April 21, 2024
Omni Shoreham Hotel

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2023 IMLA 88th Annual Conference
La Quinta, California: Wednesday, September 27 – Sunday, October 1, 2023
La Quinta Resort & Club

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2024 IMLA 89th Annual Conference
Orlando, FL: Wednesday, September 25 – Sunday, September 29, 2024
Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek

2025 IMLA 90th Annual Conference
New Orleans, Louisiana: Friday, October 17 – Tuesday, October 21, 2025
Hilton New Orleans Riverside

2026 IMLA 91st Annual Conference
Salt Lake City, Utah: Wednesday, September 23 – Sunday, September 27, 2026
Hyatt Regency Salt Lake City

2027 IMLA 92nd Annual Conference
Denver, Colorado: Thursday, October 14 – Monday, October 18, 2027
Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center

Other Events

2023 Employment Law Program
June 2, 5 & 6, 2023

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2023 IMLA in Canada
Vaughan, Ontario, Canada
June 8, 2023

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2023 Section 1983 Program
July 27-28, 2023

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